Sunday, January 26, 2020

COST OF SODA, SWEET TEAS, CAPPUCCINOS TO GO UP IN COOK...

  On Thursday, Nov 10, the Cook Co Board passed the One-Cent per ounce "Soda Tax" by 1 vote today, with Board President Toni Preckwinkle...

Kim Foxx, Candidate for Cook Co State’s Attorney

From the Illinois State Fair:  We speak with Kim Foxx, Democrat candidate for Cook County State's Attorney, and hear how she views the approach...

UPDATE: House Fails to Override Gov’s Veto of Bill that Prohibits...

State Capitol:  In a major victory for Gov Rauner, on Wednesday, House members attempted to override the Governor's veto of a bill that would...

Opposition to Raising the Felony Threshold on Retail Theft

From the State Capitol:  Rob Karr, of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, is joined by the Illinois Sheriffs' Association and Counsel to the Illinois...

Author Heather MacDonald, “The War on Cops”

From Chicago: Illinois Channel contributing correspondent, Jeff Berkowitz, interviews author Heather MacDonald about the increasing tensions, politics and dangers, facing law enforcement officers across...

Sangamon Co. Coroner on Heroin Deaths, Responsibilities of a Coroner

From Springfield: Cinda Edwards, the Sangamon Co. Coroner, talks to us about the prevalence of heroin overdoses in Illinois, as the country continues to experience...

UPDATE: House Fails to Override Gov’s Veto of Bill that Prohibits...

State Capitol:  In a major victory for Gov Rauner, on Wednesday, House members attempted to override the Governor’s veto of a bill that would...

Protecting Chicago in an Age of Terrorism

Michael Masters tells a City Club of Chicago gathering about efforts to make Chicago more secure, while meeting the need to balance the free...

Cook County Hit with Sexual Harassment Class-Action Lawsuit by Female Public...

CHICAGO – The Associated Press reports Female public defenders filed a sexual harassment lawsuit in Chicago, which alleges Cook County officials failed to properly...

Cutting Costs, Raising Revenues: The Future of Chicago’s Budget & Finances

From the City Club of Chicago:  Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and Chicago's Budget Director, discuss their efforts to reduce the city's budget deficit.  We hear...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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